Statement of Purpose
Scottish Union Learning supports trade unions in accessing skills and lifelong learning opportunities that contribute to collective prosperity, fairness and equality, for workers across Scotland. Scottish Union Learning is part of the STUC.
This website is a dedicated resource for trade unions and Union Learning Representatives in Scotland.
Within this site you can find lots of information on lifelong learning and skills. Check out the News section for the latest and greatest from trade unions and Scottish Union Learning. If you are looking for support in specific areas, you may wish to visit the Everyday Skills section or the Highlands and Islands section.
If you have an idea for another resource you think we should include or develop, let us know!
First Minister Meets UCATT Modern Apprentice
Hannah Ross is a UCATT trade union member and a Modern Apprentice at Historic Scotland in Edinburgh. At the invitation of First Minister Alex Salmond MSP, Hannah met with him on 2nd July 2014 at Bute House to view a miniature replica of a Lorimer Table which she made during her apprenticeship.Read More...
29th July 2014
Scottish Qualifications Certificates will arrive by first class mail on Tuesday, 5 August 2014. Union learners who have undertaken accredited courses will receive their certified qualifications from SQA on this date. With the SQA certificate, learners will also receive a Profile sheet which includes a SCQF Profile. Learn more...
2nd July 2014
Hannah Ross of Whitecraig, East Lothian, is a UCATT trade union member and a Modern Apprentice at Historic Scotland in Edinburgh. At the invitation of First Minister Alex Salmond MSP, Hannah met with him today (2nd July 2014) at Bute House, to view a miniature replica of a Lorimer Table which she made during her apprenticeship.
20th June 2014
Five CWU Union Learning Reps (ULRs) based at the Royal Mail Centre in Springburn will receive a Professional Development Award in Developing Literacies Learning Programmes for the Workplace from SQA, presented by the Workers’ Educational Association (WEA), on Friday, 20 June 2014. The course was paid for through the Learning Fund accessed through Scottish Union Learning.
12th June 2014
On Friday, 13 June 2014, Union Learning Reps (ULRs) will gather together at the 7th Annual Scottish Union Learning Highlands and Islands ULR Conference held in Eden Court Theatre, Inverness. The theme of the Conference will be ‘Trade Unions Working, Learning and Organising Together in the Highlands and Islands’. Grahame Smith, STUC General Secretary, will be a keynote speaker at the Conference.